Though I am not a student at the University of Kentucky, I am and will always be a proud Kentuckian. A Frankfort, Ky. native, I enjoy keeping up with current events on the home front and have truly enjoyed watching the acoUstiKats perform, but was recently outraged by a column in Kentucky Kernel.
Nothing breeds insecurity quite like selfishness.
As part of the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington celebration, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center held a symposium Wednesday to discuss the implications of the March, but also discussed race relations and diversity both in the U.S. and on campus at UK.
Jared Flanery’s op-ed in the April 22 edition of the Kernel recounted many compelling issues surrounding the question of how UK will provide dining services in the future.
I was going nowhere. Or at least that’s what I thought, when I applied to college without a major in mind. “Undergraduate Studies,” the application said. A combination of “I’ve got no future/I’m never going to figure out my life” is what I read. Don’t get me wrong; I’m not a motivationless bum. I’ve always […]
Greek organizations have a clearly visible presence on the campus of UK, whether that presence is welcomed or not. I joined one of these organizations in the fall and being a part of this group has allowed me to meet other young women who will, quite literally, be my friends and sisters for life. I […]
Coal mined under Kentucky soil has undermined Kentucky progress. Though coal is losing its grip on Kentucky, Kentuckians remain passive about energy progress. Nowhere is this more evident than at the commonwealth’s flagship university, the University of Kentucky. Heavily influenced by the coal industry, UK derives much of its electricity from a company that uses […]
It has been four weeks since I sent President Capilouto a letter urging him to publicly repudiate the cynical hoax of amateurism that allows UK to exploit young people and corrupt higher education’s academic integrity.
The president of UK Young Americans for Liberty, senior Austin Woods, lambasted the University of Kentucky for infringements upon civil liberties and UK’s failure to “preserve its students’ First Amendment rights.” Woods’ essay was featured in the Kernel’s “letter to the editor” section on March 28. Woods’ first attack was that “UK has not lived […]
The 2012-13 men’s basketball season ended with a puttering halt at the hand of the Robert Morris Colonials in Moon Township, Penn. Many of Kentucky’s most loyal fans began to call the dedication of this year’s team into question.